i know what you mean. today when getting fuel some muppet put his foot on my fender while i had my back turned. when i saw it i flipped out and said "MOVE" and the guy was like "yeh sirf eik foxy hai".
as i paid for my fuel and drove of he was still trying to get up...
no justifications needed, someone like you is an ideal candidate for a beetle rebuild, you have the sources abroad, access to deep pockets and you are enthusiastic about any project you undertake.
but a 12 second bus would ROCK!!